Do All Things With Love

As I was organizing stacks of papers and trying to finally unpack after going to Denver and graduation in the last couple of weeks - I found a collection of quotes I had saved. This was was sent to me on December 25, 2006, and was titled - "Do All things With Love."

A dear friend once gave me this very reminder. I also recall how both St. Jane de Chantal and Mother Teresa both taught that we cannot always do great things in life, but we can always do small things with great love...

"Love is the most important ingredient of life.
Your life echoes emptiness without it.
With it, your life vibrates meaning and warmth.
Love will shine through even in hardship.

You will find as you look back upon your life
that the moments that stand out,
the moments when you have really lived,
are the moments when you have done things
in a spirit of love.

If you have it, you don't need anything else.
And if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter
what else you have.

Treasure the love you receive above everything else.
It will survive long after your wealth
and good health have vanished.
The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.

Life in abundance comes
only through great love."

A surely timeless message!


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